10 December 2010

North-east Victoria

NORTHEAST Victoria is a great place to get good food. I discovered two great places to eat on a recent trip there, the first in the town of Milawa.

Brown Brothers is a winery which has a restaurant as well, the Brown Brothers Epicurean Centre. The restaurant makes it a real food and wine destination. After we sat down, I was served the best apple juice I've ever had. It was from the nearby town of Beechworth. Then the food arrived.

For the entree we had several small dishes, the first being prawns in brik pastry with braised chorizo. The prawns tasted very good and the braised chorizo added to it and made it even better.

Next we had duck salami which had great flavour, followed by venison tartare. This was probably my least favourite of the starters because I'm not a huge fan of raw meat.

For the mains, Dad and I ordered roast duck and braised duck leg, plus prime sirloin with a red wine jus. The roast duck was quite nice but it was a bit tough, and the braised duck leg was similar but also tough.

I didn't have much of the steak but I wish I had because it was beautifully cooked.

The second place we ate at was Wardens Food & Wine and it's in Ford St, Beechworth (pictured above). In my opinion, this is a one of the best restaurants in Victoria.

To start with I ordered saffron gnocchi, which tasted great. The saffron taste was not overpowering. My dad had king prawns with a spiced pork polpette. He said it was great which is a bit bad considering I didn't get to try any of it.

For the main meal we ordered loin of lamb with a roasted garlic sauce and a grain-fed porterhouse steak with a caramelised onion sauce. The lamb was beautifully cooked and the sauce was magnificent - that garlic was great.

Next I tried the porterhouse steak which again was beautifully cooked and once again the sauce was great. The beef was just better than the lamb in my opinion.

Wardens is a great restaurant and in my opinion could soon be better than other great Victorian restaurants such as The Royal Mail Hotel in Dunkeld.

- James

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Christian Rene Friborg said...

I agree with your post. North-east Victoria is a perfect place to get good food. From formal restaurants to simple diners. Cheers to that, mate. :)

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Golden Sun Restaurant said...

I love travelling to North East Victoria for the food! I used to, before I got too busy managing a Vietnamese Restaurant in Capalaba area. You just inspired me to go out more, hahahah!

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Hi,

I'm trying to organise a melbourne food bloggers get together if your interested could you send me your email address.

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